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Lactation in the Presence of Mood or Personality Disorders

Presenter: Nancy Williams, MA, MFT, IBCLC, CCE

Date: 8 February 2018

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm EST USA  (Click HERE to see your local time)

Credits: 1 L-CERP


Learning Level: Intermediate/Advanced


Some clients create special challenges with their mental health or personality difficulties. This session will explore both, defining the differences between them. A discussion of postpartum mood disorders will include maintaining lactation and counseling strategies.


About the Presenter: 

Nancy Williams, MA, MFT, IBCLC, CCE has been providing lactation help and support for 40 years and has been a national speaker for 30. She has been a perinatal educator and consultant since the late 1970’s. Her second career is that of a Marriage and Family Therapist. Her passion is to explore the larger picture of the mother-baby dyad in the context of the breastfeeding relationship. Since 2000, she has served as Adjunct Faculty in the Psychology Department of Brandman University in Santa Maria, California, United States.

Learner Objectives: 

    • Discuss some key differences between mood and personality disorders
    • List three common personality disorders
    • List three pertinent problems in lactation


ILCA is an approved provider of Continuing Education Recognition Points (CERPs) with the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). (CLT-108-7).


ILCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (ILCA-P0286). Accepted for BRN credit by the Board of Registered Nursing.


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